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With a strong focus on technology and innovation, Nilpeter's 500 employees are taking you to the NEXT level. We optimise your production efficiency, and provide you with great new opportunities in the printing process - adding value to help you gain a competitive advantage, and paving the way for you to enter new business areas. With Nilpeter, you experience real progress, strong initiative, and true innovation from the world's leading manufacturer of narrow web printing solutions.
We specialise in supporting and assisting label printers and folding carton printers by offering a comprehensive portfolio of machines and services for successful product manufacture. We therefore define our areas of activity based on our customers’ needs and by playing a leading role in those sectors they are actively involved in. This leading role is achieved by providing label and folding carton printers with services and products that yield the maximum benefit.
Our portfolio – maximising customer benefits
The unique nature of our products and services is reflected in a comprehensive portfolio that is geared to the needs of label and folding carton printers and can be repeatedly adapted to the particular requirements. This portfolio includes in particular presses, die-cutting units and accessories, screen printing plates, a spare parts service and a full range of other services.
Sustainability – our top corporate objective
We are committed to sustainability and take our economic, social and environmental responsibilities very seriously, giving all three aspects equal weight and increasing our customers’ competitiveness in a truly unique way. Both Gallus as a company and each individual Gallus employee work to satisfy the present generation’s expectations without jeopardising the existence of future generations.
Label and package printing is a global industry, with each region providing its own unique opportunities. But the world is a big place – especially if you’re venturing out on your own.
With Labelexpo you have a strategic partner, offering support, insight and practical information from our vast network of local experts. It’s simple really - we understand that our business only grows when yours does.
Join the largest community of label and package printers, brand owners, designers and suppliers and explore the world. Whether this adventure involves finding a new solution for the largest label printer in Europe or meeting a newcomer from a market you’ve never considered before, we’ll be there every step of the way.
Avery Dennison Materials Group
Avery Dennison is a global leader in labeling and packaging materials and solutions. The company’s applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major market and industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and 25,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers with insights and innovations that help make brands more inspiring and the world more intelligent. Avery Dennison Corporation is a Fortune 500® company with sales of $6.3 billion from continuing operations in 2014. We are based in Glendale, California.
MPS Systems B.V.
Founded in 1996 by Mr. Bert van den Brink and Mr. Eric Hoendervangers, MPS Systems B.V. (MPS) is a dynamic, innovative company that produces flexo and offset printing presses for the world-wide narrow web Industry. Our printing presses are industry-known for innovation, flexibility, excellent print quality and a high return on investment ratio.
At MPS, we put the needs of our clients first.
Our focus is on you – your operators and your results. We are driven – driven to improve your results. We design our presses to enhance the talents of your operators. Regardless of their skill level, our user-friendly press technology enables them to maximize their efficiencies and print jobs that not only meet, but surpass, the performance expected in today’s label and flexible packaging market.
Easy changeovers. Fast set ups. Consistent and predictable print quality. Press reliability. By putting our focus on your operators, we know they’ll be able to focus on the job at hand. We believe this winning combination will give you the advantage necessary to increase your profits.
Wacker Chemie AG
As a globally operating chemical company and team of specialists, we are focused on the market and close to customers. WACKER has a global network of production sites spanning all key regions. 17,000 employees on five continents devise innovative solutions locally for maximum customer benefit and generate synergies for efficient collaborations. To this end, we maintain and further develop an integrated management system in accordance with ISO, GMP and sustainable development, as well as actively participate in the global Responsible Care® program.
Quality, health, safety, and environmental awareness are the cornerstones of our entrepreneurial mindset and practices at all WACKER sites.
WACKER focuses on two key areas: process innovations and product innovations. The spotlight is firmly on the energy megatrend because many countries worldwide are increasingly harnessing renewable energy sources.
Anyone who can develop an idea to perfection from its beginnings earns some respect. This is why HERMA is recognised as one of the leading specialists in self-adhesive technology beyond the borders of Europe. With a comprehensive range of know-how - from the manufacture of adhesive materials, self-adhesive products and labelling solutions, right up to labelling machines.
We usually call someone professional when they are master of their field and develop with human values. We warmly invite you to discover our world with its three independent divisions and participate in some innovative ideas.
Special papers are our passion. KANZAN is Europe's leading supplier of an extensive range of thermal papers, inkjet papers and other special products.
Our leadership in quality and competence is characterized by our formidable technological innovative energy. Control, replicability and consistency throughout the entire production process are the guarantee for our high level of product quality, a level which sets the standards in our markets. Technical know-how and a deep understanding of customers' needs are the foundations for our high-quality and intensive customer service.
Our distinct corporate culture is characterised by responsible behaviour, reliability and integrity. These values are our yardstick for how we deal with customers, business partners, shareholders and employees.
Our team of about 300 members of staff is the real backbone of KANZAN. With their motivation and team spirit, with their knowledge and skills, and with their trust and openness, they improve our company a little bit more every day.
RotoMetrics delivers the most complete product offering in the industry, as well as market-leading technology for rotary and flexible cutting dies, print cylinders, sleeves, and adjustable anvils. This technology leadership, along with our unprecedented global reach means we respond to your individual needs in real time. With manufacturing operations on 4 continents and the industry's strongest sales and technical support team, RotoMetrics is working harder than ever to be your preferred source for all rotary tooling needs.
PPG Industries, Inc
Founded in 1883 as Pittsburgh Plate Glass by Captain John B. Ford and John Pitcairn and in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Today, PPG is a global supplier of paints, coatings, optical products, specialty materials, glass and fiber glass.
Through leadership in innovation, sustainability and color, PPG helps customers in industrial, transportation, consumer products, and construction markets and aftermarkets to enhance more surfaces in more ways than does any other company.
Evonik is one of the world's leading specialty chemicals companies. The central elements of our strategy for sustained value creation are profitable growth, efficiency and values. Around 80 percent of sales come from market-leading positions, which we are systematically
expanding. We concentrate on high-growth megatrends, especially health, nutrition, resource efficiency and globalization.
In 2014 Evonik’s roughly 33,000 employees generated sales of €12.91) billion and an operating result (adjusted EBITDA) of €1.9 billion. Around 78 percent of sales are generated outside Germany, providing convincing evidence that our business is global.
OMET Group is a dynamic industrial reality located in Lecco, Italy, about 50 Km north from Milan, and composed of 2 different companies: OMET Srl and O-Pac. OMET Srl, founded in Lecco in 1963, groups 3 business units working in the following market sectors: printing (manufacturing of narrow and mid-web machines for label and packaging printing), tissue converting (manufacturing of automatic machines for tissue napkins and towels production), and systems in motion (production and testing of rollers and complete handling systems), each located in a different site and with own operations. O-Pac, born in 1989, is a young and vital company producing wet wipes for many uses. The whole Group employs around 280 people (data: 2013) in Italy and 50 abroad in its 3 foreign subsidiaries located in China, Spain and the United States. OMET Lavorazioni Meccaniche, based in Lecco, is the fifth Italian production plan of the group serving the other business units for what concerns machining and mechanical works in general.
Mark Andy Inc.
In order to compete aggressively and achieve accelerated growth, your business has to produce quality work as efficiently as possible. You need customized, sustainable, innovative solutions.
Mark Andy Total Solutions PartnerWe work diligently to create a full life cycle of technology and support for our valued customers — as your Total Solutions Partner. Mark Andy is a market leader to the label and packaging industry with a mission to be 'the supplier of choice throughout the product life cycle, offering high quality, innovative solutions that drive customer profitability.’
We respond to business needs by offering a broad range of equipment, education, support, and supplies to printers and converters around the world. Partnering with Mark Andy means access to award-winning technologies including Mark Andy flexographic and digital printing presses, Rotoflex offline finishing systems, and a complete line of consumables and pressroom supplies from Mark Andy Print Products. All supported by the largest Customer Support team with global coverage, offering spare parts, technical service, retrofits and rebuilds, PM programs, and superior training through Mark Andy University.
Dow Corning Europe SA
Established in 1943 specifically to explore and develop the potential of silicones, Dow Corning is a global leader in silicon-based technology and innovation. We are passionate about silicon technology’s versatility, its possibilities and its unique potential to help solve some of the most important challenges facing our world.
Through our Dow Corning® and XIAMETER® brands, we provide performance-enhancing products and solutions to meet the needs of customers in virtually every major industry and to improve the daily lives of nearly a billion of the world’s people. More than half of our annual sales are outside the United States.
Dow Corning Corporation is equally owned by The Dow Chemical Company and Corning, Incorporated. Dow Corning also is the majority shareholder in Hemlock Semiconductor Group, which is comprised of several joint venture companies. Hemlock Semiconductor is a leading provider of polycrystalline silicon and other silicon-based products used in the manufacturing of semiconductor devices and solar cells and modules.
Kocher + Beck GmbH + Rotationsstanztechnik KG
Kocher+Beck is known worldwide when it comes to quality and innovation in printing technology
The printing industry has relied on Kocher+Beck’s quality products for decades. As a globally recognized market leader in the field of rotary-die cutting technology, Kocher+Beck is also the preferred systems supplier in other areas related to the production of high-quality printed products. Reliable printing cylinders, high-precision hot stamping cylinders, sophisticated pressure-measurement systems and butt splicers are just a few of Kocher+Beck’s first class product range in printing technology.
Esko is a global supplier of integrated solutions for the packaging and labels, sign and display, commercial printing and publishing industries. Esko products and services drive profitability in the packaging and printing supply chain by reducing time-to-market and raising productivity.